German shares close 1.66 pct higher


FRANKFURT, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- German stocks rose on Tuesday, with the benchmark DAX index up 227.04 points, or 1.66 percent, to close at 13,870.99 points.

Multinational software corporation SAP won the most among the blue chips, with its shares up 4.23 percent. Multinational chemical firm Linde and sportswear and equipment maker Adidas gained 3.54 percent and 2.86 percent, respectively.

European multinational online food-delivery service Delivery Hero, semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies and energy group RWE were the top three losers among the blue chips, falling 3.09 percent, 1.46 percent and 1.36 percent, respectively.

SAP was the most-traded share with a turnover of 467.76 million euros (568.00 million U.S. dollars).

China's Haier, a leading global household appliances manufacturer listed in Frankfurt in 2018, lost 4.52 percent to close at 2.378 euros per share on Tuesday.

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